Legal Secretary - Personal Injury

Location: Canberra CBD, Australian Capital Territory
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: JO-1709-144452_1504856346
Salary: AU$60000 - AU$65000.00 per annum + pkg. Call Alice 8270 9770

THE FIRM

This firm is a leading national law firm in the insurance practice space. With a strong focus on achieving the right outcome for clients, this firm are renowned for their proactive and determined approach to law, and employees of this firm reflect the values of their clients by striving to achieve the most just outcome. Located in beautiful CBD offices, the firm operates a dynamic team environment, and rewards hard work and dedication.

THE ROLE

In this role, you will have the opportunity to support a busy and dynamic insurance team, specifically the Superannuation practice group. In doing so, you will be provided with support, encouragement and a broad range of experiences that will assist in developing you into a valuable and well-rounded legal secretary. Duties in this role will include, but not be limited to:

  • Diary and email management
  • Drafting and amending documents
  • Preparation of letters
  • Client liaison
  • Opening and closing files
  • Managing incoming and outgoing mail and phone calls
  • Monthly billing
  • Dictaphone typing
  • Ad hoc secretarial and administrative duties

THE CANDIDATE

The ideal candidate for this role will be able to demonstrate an enthusiasm for the legal profession, but also importantly a willingness to go the extra mile in order to assist clients. Previous legal secretarial experience is essential, ideally in Personal Injury experience, and an ability to focus on multiple matters equally to achieve results. In addition to this, candidates should be able to demonstrate:

  • Articulate and professional communication skills
  • Confidence in liaising across levels
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • The ability to take initiative
  • A strong team-oriented approach
  • The ability to work autonomously when necessary
  • Previous experience with billing
  • A fast typing speed (60+wpm)
  • Enthusiasm for the legal profession

TO APPLY

If you are looking to develop your legal secretarial skills within an established and renowned CBD-based law firm, do not hesitate! Apply now! Contact Alice Rettie directly on 02 8270 9770, or email her at alice@people2people.com.au

To apply please click on the appropriate link on this page, alternatively for more information or a confidential conversation please contact Alice Rettie on +61282709770
( SK92347A )